Table 4

Musculoskeletal complaints during the last twelve months in music academy students according to instrumental sections
Strings, bowed (n = 29) Strings, plucked (n = 3) Woodwinds (n = 27) Brass (n = 7) Percussion and keyboards (n = 17) Difference (p)
Musculoskeletal complaints during the last twelve months (year prevalence) (%) 24 (83%) 3 (100%) 25 (93%) 6 (86%) 16 (94%) p =0.655
Musculoskeletal complaints at the moment of filling in the questionnaire (point prevalence) (%) 18 (62%) 3 (100%) 17 (63%) 2 (29%) 12 (71%) p =0.221

Kok et al.

Kok et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-9

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